Essays Tagged: "Spade"

Heaney's "Digging " and "follower".

His father mastered the art; he was the Rembrandt of digging. The reader can hear the sound of the spade as it pierces the earth with "a clean rasping sound." (Heaney 161) The sound of the spade is f ... 161) The sound of the spade is felt as well as heard. Heaney firmly places the reader's foot on the spade when he writes, "The coarse boot nestled on the lug, the shaft Against the inside knee was lev ...

(6 pages) 140 1 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


t is this: terrorism is good or evil, admirable or reprehensible, in the same degree as a hammer or spade. It is neither. The NRA would tell you that guns don't kill people, that they are only the too ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Report "The Dolphin, Cousin to Man" By: Robert Stenuit 167 pages

Dolphins have a beak like snout and cone shaped teeth. Porpoises have a rounded snout and a flat or spade shaped teeth. Scientists apply the term dolphin to two families of cetaceans, marine do ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Spades use of Emotion

Throughout this book Spade lets his emotions dictate his actions. When he is able to control his emotions during a critic ... able to control his emotions during a critical situation everything works out for his benefit. When Spade's emotions boil over it results in violence, but the situations still end up working out in hi ... sults in violence, but the situations still end up working out in his favor. Many times in the book Spade is able to get himself out of tight situations by his emotional cool. When Spade is being inte ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ound a way todistinguish the two. Scientists distinguishthe two by their teeth; porpoises have spade-shaped while dolphins have cone-shaped(Cerullo 4). Dolphins are predators who preyon ei ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

SAM SPADE - Character Analysis

CHARACTER ANALYSIS ? SAM SPADE The mystery and the crime in are obviously paramount in the development and success of a good ... is your eyes to the unknown world in which the novel is placed.Dashiell Hammett has constructed Sam Spade in a way so the protagonist has become a feature of the book, rather than merely a medium for ... or the transfer of clue and information in this novel. The reader is given the chance to venture in Spades mind and inner thoughts, Hammett cleverly allows Spade to expression his values, fears and op ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Sam Spade vs Sherlock Holmes: Commonalities

A Myriad of Commonalities Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes are alike in many respects. Though they have obvious differences, their si ... alike in many respects. Though they have obvious differences, their similarities are more notable. Spade and Holmes are both fictional characters, detectives by trade, and they use the same basic pri ... et the job done in a thrilling and suspenseful manner that keeps the reader wanting more.Holmes and Spade had a myriad of common traits. Neither slept very much. Holmes' lack of sleep could have been ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Poetry Appreciation

Poetry AppreciationThe poem 'Poem'And if it snowed and snow covered the driveHe took a spade and tossed it to one side.And always tucked his daughter up at night.And slippered her the one ...

(5 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Roman Sheer Forces

30 kg of equipment full of gear and two posts for making fence to keep the camp safe at night and a spade for digging. These Roman soldiers were destined to fight for their country, they were just pai ...

(6 pages) 698 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History